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Backbench Business — Badger Cull

Part of Royal Assent – in the House of Commons at 2:55 pm on 13th March 2014.

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Photo of Chris Williamson Chris Williamson Labour, Derby North 2:55 pm, 13th March 2014

Policing costs are a significant contributory factor to the overall cost of the badger cull, but we live in a democracy and people have a right to monitor the badger cull and protest against it. We do not live in a dictatorship and those costs have to be factored in.